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to the credibility and the future interests of the united states of america and our allies. it matters because a lot of other countries whose policies challenge these international norms are watching. they are watching. they want to see whether the united states and our friends mean what we say. it is directly related to our credibility and whether countries still believe the united states, when it says something. they are watching to see if syria can get away with it because then maybe they, too, can put the world at greater risk. and make no mistake, in an increasingly complex world of sectarian and religious extremist violence what, we choose to do or not do matters in real ways to our own security. some cite the risk of doing things, but we need to ask what is the risk of doing nothing? it matters because if we choose to live in a world where a thug and a murder er like bashar assd can gas thousands of his own people with impunity, even after the united states and our allies said no and then the world does nothing about it, there will be no end to the tested of our resolve and the dangers that w
products two years ago. now we're the largest exporter in the world. in fact, bank of america and merrill lynch estimates this u.s. exports doubled from the end of 2007 until the end of last year. the major reason is diesel fuel. a strong demand for that product especially in emerging markets. the u.s. exported about 1 million barrels a day of diesel fuel last week, roughly the same we've seen the previous few weeks but up from 840,000 earlier this summer, and the reason for this is that diesel margins are higher than gas margins. as of the mid-year, margins on gulf coast produced diesel were running just above $16 for barrel while for finished gasoline they were just under $8 a barrel. that's roughly double, according to valero. many refiners have done simple things to change their product mix, shell, marathon petroleum and also valero expanding their export terminals ald of and noting that the gulf coast refiners are benefitting from this trend over the east coast refiners. the shipping costs are preventing the east coast refiners from tapping into the domestic oil supplies which is che
country, the united states of america, may be on the verge of becoming the world's low-cost manufacturer. heard it correctly. we'll find out whether longer term that's good for our quality of life and our economy. all of that is ahead. tyler is out this week. >>> we start with syria and where we stand. a senior u.s. official told cnbc, we are past the point of no return. an attack to begin within days. four guide missile destroyers as well submarines are maneuvering in the eastern mediterranean and loaded with tomahawk videos like this one in the file video. british propose a resolution at u.n. accusing syrian gov of carrying out chemical weapons attack. they complete their investigation this week in syria. u.n. secretary-general ban ki-moon said today u.n. inspectors in syria need an extra four days to complete their work. while all of that is happening, it's still very clear the war is still being fought very fiercely. this is video of syrian army tanks being hit by some sort of explosives. we presume, although we do not know, they were fired by the rebels. simon, down to you. >> it is
are not hurt by this, right? >> not expected to be, but here's what happened. bank of america suffered one of these outages, in the -- they had late fees and a lot of other fees that came in because they couldn't get to a bank branch. ultimately they will suspect this will be similar, just a flood of traffic. >> so traffic snarl that shuts down the highway, basically? >> absolutely not. >> they could siphon money out of these accounts, couldn't they? >> yes, it's embarrassing to have your website down for an hour, but it's potentially reputably damaging if your account is lost. >> kay larks thanks very much. >>> sue, down to you. >> we're talking about savings down here as well, ty. because if you've ever asked yourself, will my savings last when i retire, you're probably not alone. according to black rock, nearly 66% of americans are really terrified of losing that steady paycheck once they hit the age of 75. the other amount will not know how much they or their and fund which attacking the amount of income. in a "power lunch" exclusive, robert capido. >> you know, i was looking at all th
is that in the game of legal education in america is the wake. it is the -- that you have to pay to be allowed to play the game. give me your take? >> is that true? >> it depends on the law school. the notion that the third year of law school is valueless is not the case. all three of us and president obama attended law schools for three years and i suspect we have the goodness a nesness and badness of that experience. let the markets decide. students will vote with their feet. >> i think a lot of people who have talked about this two year program, you can actually be working somewhere learning about how the law looked in a real world. i might be getting paid yourself. so it is a great way to improve the practical training. it is a win win. what would it do if you watched your tuition be cut by a third? >> we would have to make adjustments. if we can't justify the third year, warrant the students to pay tuition because of the practical skills training that we offer. then we shouldn't collect their tuition. we should think about whether we end up with real value. if we want to let the market decide. le
to roll two clips. america, be warned. it is intense. the focus this week, might not seem intense, but it is, the popcorn business. >> what assurance have that you don't screw me? >> how could i screw you? >> take money out of company without telling me or turn a popcorn store into a creepry. >> there's risk factors on both ends. you don't know me and i don't know you. all i can say is you'll have to trust me on this one. >> do i have to wonder if you're going to steal? >> no. >> do i have to wonder if you're going to undermine me. >> no. >> do i have to wonder if you're going to go around my back to try to do something to hurt me? >> you have nothing to worry about me as far as integrity or undermining you. >> and you can say that without any reservation? >> 100%. >> integrity is one of the pillars in business and based on what i've seen at the storefront i'm starting to lose trust. >> don't make me cry. you're making me look like a liar and i'm not. >> you lied to me. >> when did i lie to you? did you say to me today are you trying to buy pub one? did you ask me that? >> how aim
stocks obviously very speculative, but if you did that in the united states of america four or five years ago, a very healthy portfolio to take a risk on the european banks that jim cramer just alluded to. albert fried, money continuing in the more traditional stocks you see out of a recovery. like the tech names and s.a.p. names, and you're seeing the building blocks of whether it's in the tech, the software or semis or the construction like the crh and the cement companies. you're seeing building blocks suggesting the infrastructure is in place. cap x spending increasing from the european base companies. we're seeing that benefiting from the commitment from the chinese suggesting they want to see cap x going into i.t., so it's all -- it's all hand in glove sort of investment. >> good ideas for our viewers. thank you both so much. really appreciate it. >> seema mody is taking a deeper dive on how that's impacting u.s. companies that had exposure to europe. what are you fink out? >> europe's rising groep growth seems to be helping companies with a significant amount of exposure to ufrpt t
an account. >>> drum roll, please. the top five twitter accounts in corporate america. facebook, google, starbucks, whole foods and walt disney, the mouse house. well, wednesday at 9:00 eastern and pacific the twitter revolution airs on cnbc. it's a new documentary profiling how this company works and how it's changing the world. the story takes us all the way back to found thor jake dorsey's original idea and the first brainstorming session in a san francisco playground seven years ago. >> even as it matures into a serious immediate can a company, twitter has kept its youthful energy and cheeky sense of humor. >> a lot of people around america, they watched us and said this is not like my office. >> not everyone has one of these. life sized tomb raider statues. >> reporter: dick costello is twitter's ceo. he works long days and hits the company gym whenever he can. in social media it's survival of the fittest. >> the average in the company is 25 years old. i'd fall over at 4:00 if i wasn't in good enough shape to keep up with everyone. >> reporter: twitter's rise in just seven years ha
north america business on a better than expected 7% jump in revenue. it named cofounder eric lefkofsky, and announced -- the stock is up about 125, 126%. >>> fannie mae bringing in -- the government-controlled mortgage giant has earned a profit six straight quarters. diana olick is live on the real debate in washington. diane that? >> reporter: well, that's right. that net income is nearly twice the income earned in q2 of last year. as you said the company's sixth consecutive quarterly profit. the mortgage giant, which along with freddie mac, now backed nearly two thirds of all new loans, reported a positive net worth of $13.2 billion as of june 30th and will may taxpayers as a different on the senior preferred stock. treasury performed some of that is stock to keep the company afloat, and after the september dividend payment, fannie mae will have paid approximately 105 billion, trim mayopolis said we expect or revenues to be stable and earnings to be strong over the next few years. it was driven by continued stable revenues and boosted by a significant increase in home prices in the q
't have a mutual fund. all of america has a stake in this game. from a pr point and i think it is going to attract the attention of regulators. you have a public responsibility because there is a public trust in running a stock exchange and he proek that. >> when you talk to the leaders who do this all the time. there is a reason why you put the president of the united states out, anytime of problem why is that? the public needs to hear from the leader to hear what has happened. and what they are doing to fix it and it sends a message that somebody is in control and that the problem is being dealt with. that didn't happen with nasdaq although on the lower scale there, you need to have somebody who is a leader out front saying here is what is wrong and here is what we know about it. i'm in charge we are wrapping this segment up. >> all right thank you very much, john. >> simon? >> thank you very much. joining us now on the phone the founder of nanex. he is joining us because he is concerned about the role that traders are playing for us. >> one of the things that you are getting at is th
and seeing strong demand in north america and regeneron pharmaceuticals, the worst performing stock on the nasdaq 500 as its eye drug sales slowed, that's their eye drug that treats age-related macular degeneration. the stock down, 5.8%. back to you. >> all right, seema, thank you very much. to the bond market and rick santelli tracking the action at cme. rick? >> thanks, tyler. 1:00 eastern. had a fairly good auction of three-year notes. seemed to bring buying in, look at the intraday at 3 or 10s, all maturities are unchanged. now the dollar index, on the other hand, as you see on this chart is slipping. open the chart up to mid-june. we're about ready to test the close up 81.5. hasn't happened often. maybe technically significant. pay attention to this as the euro circulates 1.33. >> two big downgrades for two big blue chip chips and lingerie for the 1%. got to see it. why don't we take a look at some of the stocks taking a hit in profits. 800-345-2550 and schwab really helps me step up my trading. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 they've now put their most powerful platform, tdd#: 1-800-345-
companies you might not expect on there like procter & gamble made, it teach for america made it and rolls royce, but a lot of times what they are looking for is to see how your thought process works so they might ask you something like how much do you think ref two was made in the 2012 olympics and you panic and you say, oh, my goodness, that's a math question, didn't expect to be given a math question but looking at the process of how you tackle a problem, not necessarily the answer and there's two things, i talked to a recruiter at bain, and he said, one, it's that you are comfortable with numbers. won't start beads of sweat coming down the first mention of math but second of all a grip on the real world, $100 million, wow, she's comfortable with numbers but that doesn't mean you actually know. >> robert, what's the toughest job interview you ever had in. >> >> looking today at different job interview processes and i would do well at ben & jerry's, go in and meet the co-workers and the dogs because it's a pet friendly environment and then the ice cream. that i could do. >> some work i d
a lot because they sell a lot in north america and same with international including china. finally for gm, the important thing to focus on here is that asia is increasingly being driven by the chinese market, and they are putting more of an emphasis on china when it comes to vehicle development. it's a big change from the early 2002 to 2003 when they bought dae woo out of south korea. at that time, keep in mind, 10, 12 years ago, they had very little expertise when it came to small cars. they needed dae woo, and that's a shame and gm is looking at how can it lower its cost and the record is that they are considering lowering production there. >> thanks very much. over to josh lipton for a three market flash. >> free acquisition to tell you about beginning with dole fruit, well in the green. agreed to be taken private by chair and ceo who raised his offer and back in june he over it at $12 a share. also, pin pall foo-- pinnacle fs down. both companies are leading players in the growing field of aviation information management. tyler, back to you. >> all right, thank you very much, j
? is this the beginning of the big correction? according to a conversation i had with mcneil curry of bank of america and merrill lynch on futures now, he's saying the yield could go as high as 3% and with that shift we'll see more volatility and potential downside for stocks. >> jackie, thank you very much. let me turn back to you, david. if i'm reading you correctly it's basically you may think that we're going to churn a little bit. may have bumpy times and basically the market will be all right. jackie just talked about some of the sectors doing well and not. if i buy your overall thesis, what sectionors do you like best right now? >> tyler, we like two sectors, tech and financials. in terms of technology, it's been a laggard this year. i think what people have maybe lost site of a little bit is that global profits have not grown in almost two years. u.s. companies have grown earnings, but outside the u.s. it's been a weaker story. that's really weighed on enterprise tech spending. as the global economy recovers we should see a better profit environment for non-u.s. companies. tech companies shou
there you go. we've tallied the results, and you said it, america. mike murphy, the bear on google won the debate, although you may -- >> i commend our viewers for their charitable bets. >> final trades. >> memory research. >> buy citi. >> buy apple. >> nice, 1:00 exactly. "power lunch" starts now. >> "halftime" is over. the second half of your trading day begins now. >> nailed it. 1:00 on the button. stocks are steady following last week's sell-off but there are new fears about the emerging markets. is there still opportunity out there or is your money better off here in the u.s. with tapering right around the corner? >>> a big week for retail earnings, folks. the sector is up about 25% so far this year. and we will tell you the one thing, the one thing that is defining the retail winners and losers, and it will surprise you. and may actually make you a little queasy when you find out. >>> and the wildfires out west, huge, fast-growing blaze sparking mandatory evacuations in idaho. sun valley, that is the area that is apparently most at risk out there. we are going to go there for
on the dow. we're up 40 -- i like that. we're up 48 points. so far, united, bank of america, verizon, intel and cisco. that basically does it, tyler. >> that's right. >> for this edition of "power lunch." >> remember, simon, weed does no cure the common cold. that will do it for this edition of "power lunch." "street signs" starts now. >> well, apparently the death of the american consumer has once again been greatly exaggerated. retailers everywhere are soaring today. we've got your full roundup of the winners and even bigger winners ahead along with what's old that seems to be new again. we'll explain. >>> so what is the safest place for your hard-earned cash right now? the ceo of one of wall street's biggest firms brings you actionable advice. >>> plus, left for dead stocks. should you take n
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